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Defining the optimal treatment of locally advanced gastric cancer(0)

May 1, 2019

Clinical trial data are examined to help develop a consensus approach for locally advanced gastric cancer.

Preoperative smoking intervention techniques improve outcomes for lung cancer patients

Smoking cessation intervention trials examine potential outcome improvements for lung cancer patients.


Atezolizumab in the adjuvant treatment of stage III colon cancer: Can PD-L1 inhibition improve survival?

The study design for the ATOMIC trial (Alliance A021502), a randomized phase III study examining atezolizumab treatment of stage III colon cancer, is described.

Figure 1. PRODIGE 7 trial design

Cytoreduction with or without HIPEC: Where do we go from here?

Summarizes the results of the PRODIGE 7 trial, which compared the addition of hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy with contemporary perioperative systemic chemotherapy and cytoreduction.


Robotic surgery for hepatic neoplasms: Where does it fit in the minimally invasive surgery landscape?

This month’s column identifies prospective clinical trials aimed at clarifying the role of laparoscopic and robotic surgery for hepatic neoplasms.

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